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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24369
Position Title Emergency Management Consultant
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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• Join the Emergency Preparedness Unit
• Work with Key Stakeholders across the Organisation
• Salary packaging available



About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/


Position Summary

As part of the Emergency Preparedness Unit the Emergency Management Consultant works as a team member to provide advice and recommendations to the Executive and the Emergency Management Steering Committee on strategic direction, planning and resources required for emergency preparedness for relevant internal emergency codes (Red, Orange, Yellow and Purple). The Emergency Management Consultant will also work within the unit to support other emergency code requirements as the need arises.

This role contributes substantially to the strategic direction of the service and therefore requires the formation of strong relationships with senior management and staff of Peninsula Health.

The primary purpose of this position is the development, coordination, implementation and delivery of the Internal Emergency Management Programs, and Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances Program in collaboration with management and other key stakeholders which includes collaborative relationships with the External Emergency Management Consultant.


Key Responsibilities

• Ensure systems, processes and policies are revised and aligned with current legislation.
• Assist to create a work environment which is safe to staff and consumers, without risk to health and is reflective of best practise standards.
• Manage time and resources efficiently and effectively in a manner in keeping at all times with Peninsula Health’s vision and values.
• Be responsible for updating professional development in relation to current legislation and best practice.



Essential Criteria

• Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety/ Emergency Management or related field.
• Certificate IV in training and assessment.
• Excellent working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (2004) or as amended.
• Excellent working knowledge of AS 3745 – 2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities and AS 4083 -2010 Planning for Emergencies- Health Care Facilities
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing environment and demonstrate initiative within it.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver Internal Emergency Preparedness Training Programs and Emergency Evacuation Exercises
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work in consultative manner with all relevant parties and take responsibility for proactively driving projects and programs.


Benefits

• Join a supportive and dynamic team environment
• Salary packaging available

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.


Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety/ Emergency
Essential: Certificate IV in training and assessment
Essential: Excellent working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (2004) or as amended
Essential: Excellent working knowledge of AS 3745 – 2010 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities and AS 4083 -2010 Planning for Emergencies- Health Care Facilities
Essential: Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver Internal Emergency Preparedness Training Programs and Emergency Evacuation Exercises
Contact Person Trista Bryan
Contact Number 97847941
Alternate Contact Person Carly Longmore
Alternate Contact Number 97847941
Closing Date 26/09/2018
Position Description Emergency Management Consultant - September 2018.p.pdf